Definitions

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  • adj. Relating to, or exhibiting, kyphosis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or affected with kyphosis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column

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Examples

  • Arizona State University anthropologist Jane Buikstra, co-author with Charlotte A. Roberts of The Bioarchaeology of Tuberculosis: A Global View on a Reemerging Disease (2003), says “that looks like the typical kyphotic spine of TB.”

    TB or not TB

  • Lordosis elsewhere than in the lumbar segment is met with as a compensatory deviation to kyphotic or backward curvature of the spine: in Fig. 211, for example, a kyphotic projection in the mid-thoracic region has led to a lordosis in the cervico-thoracic segment above, and in the thoracico-lumbar segment below, the forward curve being again a necessary outcome of the resuming of the erect posture.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • _ -- This affection is almost always met with in adults, and the earliest symptoms are pain and weakness in the legs, and sometimes a slight kyphotic projection of the spinous processes.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • In the early stage the patient complains of pain and stiffness in the back; later the spine becomes rigid, and gradually develops a kyphotic curve, sometimes accompanied by lateral deviation.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • When the disease begins in childhood it may induce a permanent deformity of the pelvis, the conjugate diameter at the brim being increased, while the transverse diameter at the outlet is diminished -- kyphotic pelvis, and, in females, this may lead to complications in parturition.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • Her image on television is nothing like the cute, crazy and kyphotic Clara Peller yelling, "Where's the Beef?" or a hobbling elder actor doing a last curtain call at the Academy Awards.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Lordosis, while gorillas have a backwards curve so that they are said to have a kyphotic spine.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • TJ 15 (3): 79-84, December 2001. backbone has a natural curve in the lumbar region of the lower back, called Lordosis, while gorillas have a backwards curve so that they are said to have a kyphotic spine.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The 240 muscles of the erector spinae allow small movements in the thoracic cage (chest) for breathing and simple and complex facial movements. has a natural curve in the lumbar region of the lower back, called Lordosis, while gorillas have a backwards curve so that they are said to have a kyphotic spine.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The human spine has a natural curve in the lumbar region of the lower back, called Lordosis, while gorillas have a backwards curve so that they are said to have a kyphotic spine.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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